Re: Wide range of resources to be in IAJGS Conference Resource Room #poland


Dear BialyGenners:

As you may have noticed >from the Conference announcement, I
have agreed to lend much of my personal collection of
Bialystok and area publications on behalf of BialyGen.
Included in this collection will be:

1. The Bialystoker Memorial Book -- published 1982 New York

2. Bialystok Photo Album -- published 1951 New York

3. Pinkos Bialystok -- published 1949/1950 New York

4. The Annihilation of Bialystok Jewry -- published 1948
Melbourne (Yiddish)

5. Mychailowa (Michalowo) -- published Tel Aviv (Yiddish)

6. Bialystok in Old Postcards by Tomasz Wisniewski --
published Bialystok 1990 (Polish)

7. Synagogues and Jewish Communities in the Bialystok Region
by Tomasz Wisniewski -- published Bialystok 1992

8. The Immortal Spirit: The Bialystok Hebrew Gymnasium --
published Haifa 1995 (English)

9. Pinkas Krynki -- Published Tel Aviv 1970 (Yiddish)

10. The Underground Army -- Fighters of the Bialystok Ghetto
by Chaika Grossman -- published New York 1987 (English)

11. Tykocin -- A Fairytale Town -- published Bialystok 2003

12. The Great Synagogue in Tykocin -- published Bialystok
2004 (Polish/English)

13. The Bialystok Ghetto Uprising -- published 1995 Tel Aviv

14. Index of the Repressed - Deported to Archangel District
(Siberia) - Volume 14 Bialystok District -- published
Warsaw 2003

15. Fiftieth Anniversary of Bialystoker Bikur Cholim of
Brooklyn 1897-1947 (copy) -- Published New York

16. 1929 Bialystok Telephone Directory (copy)

17. Pincus Tiktin (copy) -- published Chicago 1949 (English)

If you will be at the Conference, stop by the Resource Room
to view these books/documents

If any of you has other interesting information on
Bialystok and nearby towns to lend to the Resource Room,
please let me know.

Hoping to see many of you in New York in August.

Mark Halpern
BialyGen Coordinator

----- Original Message -----

The Resource Room at the 26th IAJGS International Conference
on Jewish
Genealogy will provide a wide range of electronic, print,
and human resources to assist attendees with their research.


Among the 100-plus books and other print materials on hand
will be...

* dozens of reference books on general and Jewish genealogy,
Jewish and
New York history, immigration, translation, cemetery
research, rabbinic
research, the Holocaust and a large collection of volumes on


Please check the Resource Room page on the Conference
( for details,
additional items,
and updates. If you have material to share, please contact
us at

Gloria Berkenstat Freund
26th Annual IAJGS Conference Program Committee Chair

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